The academia we have and the one we want: on the centrality of gender equality.

Munar, A. M., Khoo-Lattimore, C., Chambers, D. and Biran, A., 2017. The academia we have and the one we want: on the centrality of gender equality. Anatolia, 28 (4), 582 - 591.

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DOI: 10.1080/13032917.2017.1370786

Abstract

This concluding essay challenges the tendency in academia to consider feminist epistemologies and gender equality as peripheral when instead they are central to the flourishing of tourism scholarship. We analyse pervasive misconceptions about gender in higher education and present an alternative way of doing academia based on dissent and critical engagement; commitment to democratic practices that allow for different points of view to be shared and accepted as trustworthy; engagement with value judgement in knowledge production; care and accountability in our ways of knowing and teaching; and the establishment of diverse career patterns and decent contractual conditions to researchers so freedom of thought can take place.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1303-2917
Uncontrolled Keywords:Gender equality; feminist epistemologies; value judgement
Group:Faculty of Management
ID Code:29967
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:13 Nov 2017 14:51
Last Modified:13 Nov 2017 14:51

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